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Mary King, former Executive Director, talks about Michigan’s new Raise the Age law. What's the best way to implement it.

Mary King, former Executive Director, speaks on  Detroit Public TV about Poverty, Prison, and Delinquency.

A Follow-Up - Poverty: A Pathway to Prison - The Intersection Chapter 3: Poverty

Online Publications

Public Policy Associates Incorporated

Policies to Keep Justice-Involved Youth Safe During COVID-19:

Findings Presented at National Conference

May 2022

 

WDET

Leaders in Kalamazoo work toward solutions to address systematic racism in the youth justice system

April 2022

 

MLIVE

Kalamazoo Community Foundation funds effort to create anti-

racist juvenile justice system

March 2022

 

Detroit News

Prosecuting kids as adults does harm

January 2022

FOX 47

Mid-Michigan counties adjust to Raise the Age legislation

December 2021

 

Spartan News Room

17-year-olds to be treated as teenagers, not adults by courts

November 2021

 

State of Michigan

Governor Whitmer Proposes $30 Million Investment to Fund Violence 

Prevention and Reduction Initiatives

November 2021

Detroit News
Some Michigan communities struggle with housing teen offenders
October 2021

 

Michigan Radio
"Raise the Age" legislation takes effect Oct. 1

October 2021

WDET

MCYJ Executive Director, Jason Smith talks about how data proved fees were hurting families in the Macomb County Circuit Courts rather than helping them.

September 2021

 

Bridge Michigan
Opinion | There’s more work to be done for youth justice in Michigan

September 2021

 

WWMT

Gun crimes among juveniles on the rise in some areas of West Michigan

August 2021

 

ProPublica

Michigan Supreme Court Limits Use of Restraints on Juveniles

July 2021

 

WWMT

Teens Tell All: Seeking improved relations with Kalamazoo police

July 2021

Detroit Free Press

The best investment for federal dollars? Our Youth.

July 2021

 

MLIVE

Juvenile justice task force to examine ‘school-to-prison’ pipeline in Michigan

June 2021

WDET
Macomb County Will No Longer Collect Fees Related to Juvenile Offenders

June 2021

ProPublica

After Grace’s Story, Michigan Will Study Its Juvenile Justice System

June 2021

 

Concentrate

Long-lived Ann Arbor nonprofit refocuses efforts on reforming Michigan's youth justice system

April 2021

Legal News
Michigan leader for youth justice receives a national honor

January 2021

ProPublica

Judges Are Locking Up Children for Noncriminal Offenses Like Repeatedly Disobeying Their Parents and Skipping School

December 2020

Detroit Free Press

Lawmakers approve expungement of first-time DUIs, automatic record clearing for juveniles

December 2020
 

Detroit News

Opinion: Juvenile mistakes shouldn't stay on record forever

December 2020

Bridge Michigan

Opinion | Free Michigan’s young people from unjust debt

October 2020

WDET

Juvenile Court Fees Burden Families, Provide Limited Revenue
October 2020

 

News 21

LGBTQ youth confront inconsistent, unreliable patterns of incarceration

August 2020
 

News 21
‘I can’t breathe’: Hidden abuse in some private detention centers

August 2020

MLIVE

MichMash: Michigan’s methods for treating juveniles unique among states

August 2020

AJC

Judge tells jailed girl ‘You’re exactly where you’re supposed to be’ for not doing homework

July 2020

New York Times
Judge Declines to Release Girl, 15, Held for Skipping Online Schoolwork

July 2020

BET
Supporters Emerge To Help Free Michigan Black Teen Incarcerated For Not Completing Online Schoolwork

July 2020

ProPublica

A Teenager Didn’t Do Her Online Schoolwork. So a Judge Sent Her to Juvenile Detention
July 2020

WWMT
Justice Group Calls for Closure of Kalamazoo Facility

May 2020

Bridge Michigan

Opinion: Reducing youth incarceration can help curtail spread of coronavirus

April 2020

Legal News

Michigan Council on Crime and Delinquency is renamed Michigan Center for Youth Justice

January 2020
 

News Break

Troubleshooter: U-M Alumna Spearheads Center for Youth Justice

January 2020

Legal News

Social Worker plays key role at youth justice center

January 2020
 

WXYZ
Spotlight On The News

November 2019

Mining Journal
360 Program reduces recidivism

December 2019
 

Detroit News

Opinion: Whitmer, let’s build on success for youth justice

November 2019